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Black Friday on a student loan budget

Black Friday will be here in just two days, and chances are with that #studentloanbudget you’re just not ready for it. No matter how bad you want to, you probably aren’t in a position to drop hundreds of dollars buying gifts for your friends, family, and – of course – your Self. Nor are you…

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12 Trending Halloween costumes for college

Halloween in college, either your favorite or least favorite time of year. But chances are if you’re reading this post, you’re into it! And hey, so are we! That’s why we want to give you the best solo and group Halloween costume ideas that you can copy easily without putting too much thought into it.…

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How to be keto in college

So you want to try the keto diet on a college budget? Well, you’re in luck, we have come up with this quick and easy guide to saving money while on the keto diet. And as a disclaimer, they aren’t that hard! The biggest struggle with dieting while in college is a lot of them…

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Our top laptop picks for college students

We’ve come a long way from taking notes by hand. Today’s college students need to be prepared for more than just long nights in libraries. If you’re going to stay ahead of the curve this school year, you’re going to need a laptop that can keep up. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the most…

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List of colleges NOT requiring SAT scores

Sitting for hours in a quiet room answering multiple-choice questions is not most people’s idea of a good time. For people who don’t like the pressure of big exams, the idea of writing SAT and ACT tests can be overwhelming. Some colleges recognize this and have created admissions policies for students to attend their institutions…

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Writing guide to internship resume for college students

College is stressful for a multitude of reasons. You’re on your own for the very first time in your life, you have to feed yourself (and are very upset you no longer get mom’s home cooking regularly), and you generally have to start thinking about your long-term future more and more. The last thing you…

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10 Places to buy used textbooks

Whether you’re starting your first year of college or preparing for your next semester, the burden of funding your education can be overwhelming. The seemingly never-ending list of fees can quickly feel insurmountable. Fortunately, there is a way to save large amounts of money by using alternative sources for textbooks beyond the campus bookstore. In…

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Moving to college dorm: College freshman checklist

As summer comes to an end, I bet you’re starting to think about finally moving to college! And that means one thing: packing. Odds are your first year of college involves moving into a dorm, a big move to a smaller space, and though you don’t want to forget to pack anything, you also don’t…

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3 Websites that offer college textbooks for free

So you’ve paid your tuition, dormitory fees and purchased a meal plan. You breathe a sigh of relief thinking that your college costs have finally come to an end. But just weeks before class starts you suddenly remember you need…. books. Textbooks can be shockingly expensive and once you’ve dished out money for every other…